You are purchasing one vacuum-packed ring with an approximate weight of 0.75 - 0.80 lbs.


Farinheira is a Portuguese smoked sausage made mainly from wheat flour, pork fat and seasonings (white wine, paprika, salt and pepper). It has a yellow/brown colour and is served in traditional dishes like feijoada or cozido à portuguesa.


It is also eaten on its own, roasted or fried. In modern versions, it is previously cooked, then peeled and mixed with scrambled eggs and served on bread or toast as a starter.


Although it resembles a chouriço or other meat sausage, its taste is not meaty; it is tangy (but not hot), with a doughy texture and has a somewhat sweet finish in the palate. It is never cooked sliced unlike other sausages since its dough-like content would pour out of the skin during cooking.


Made by a 50-year-old Portuguese family butchershop.

Portuguese Farinheira Smoked Sausage with Flour